Are you interested in delivering and designing live online classes but don’t really know where to start? Are you looking to refine your skills as an online instructor? Below are two live online classes from LINGOs that will help you both design and then facilitate highly engaging online sessions. The instructor, Greg Davis is the former Director of eLearning for American Express. These sessions will be delivered through Elluminate; no phone call is required to participate. (And yes, Elluminate can work in lower bandwidth environments.) See full description to both classes at the bottom of this communication:
Designing and Developing Virtual Classroom Training is offered:
• Sep 29, Tuesday, 8 am to 10:30 am (Same time as New York or EST)
• Oct 27, Tuesday, 8 am to 10:30 am (Same time as New York or EST)
• Nov 24, Tuesday, 8 am to 10:30 am (Same time as New York or EST)
Managing and Facilitating Virtual Classroom Training is offered:
• Sep 30, Tuesday, 8 am to 10:30 am (Same time as New York or EST)
• Oct 28, Tuesday, 8 am to 10:30 am (Same time as New York or EST)
• Nov 25, Tuesday, 8 am to 10:30 am (Same time as New York or EST)
Technology requirements: You need an Internet connection, speakers, and a microphone. Please test your system before you register for the class: http://www.elluminate.com/support/ If you would like basic training on Elluminate before you attend the class, go to: http://www.elluminate.com/support/training/
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Cost of the course: Courses are free; however you must register for the course.
How to register for these classes: The following sites will also link you to a recording of the courses along with all of the course materials. Note that we do not recommend that you listen to the recordings as a way to participate in the class, unless this is the only way you can attend!
For the Designing and Developing Course go to: http://ngolearning.org/courses/availablecourses/online/pages/Class%20Two%20-%20On-Line%20Facilitation.aspx?ToolPaneView=0
For the Facilitation Course, go to:
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Who can attend: Anyone who works for non profits or is supporting one of the LINGOs member agencies. Volunteers working for an NGO are welcome to participate.
Course Description: Designing and Developing Virtual Classroom Training: This course focuses on the design and development of Virtual Classroom Training (VCT) to participating LINGOs agencies that create VCT courses. At the end of the class participants will be able to think through how to transfer an instructor lead course to an online live course. For example, how to design an icebreaker? How to design an open brainstorming session? How to design the content to be delivered in an way that engages the student? This class will take approximately 2.5 hours.
Course Description: Managing and Facilitating a Virtual
Class: This course focuses on how to take the facilitation skills that you would use with a group of people and transfer that to an online live format. The main focus is on how to keep the student engaged and really use the online tools to your advantage. The format of the class will be highly interactive so you can really grasp how to become a highly interactive facilitator. This class will take approximately 2.5 hours.